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Well, If You Don’t Teach It, How Will They Know? [Beware the Ides of March]

Jose Vilson Jose 9 Comments

What does it mean when a teacher says, “They don’t know ..?” That’s often my quandary when I listen to the conversations about our students in classrooms all across the city (and in some cases, the nation). Topics like fractions, percentages, decimal places, and other seemingly rudimentary topics evade many of our students, and many teachers prefer to concentrate on these deficiencies with a flippant “They don’t know.” At some …